Kerry is Senior Fellow and Manager of the Awareness Program for Executive Excellence (APEX) ® at the Center for Creative Leadership. As Manager of APEX, Kerry oversees and delivers an intensive individual assessment, feedback, and coaching experience designed exclusively to help the most senior-level executives enhance their effectiveness as leaders. Included on the APEX client list are CEOs, presidents, and vice-presidents from Fortune 500 companies and a variety of other organizations in the United States, Europe and Canada.
Kerry is also the Manager of Leading People through Transition, a custom intervention aimed at helping leaders respond to the challenges of transition, ambiguity, change, mergers, and downsizing. In that capacity, Kerry serves as project manager and team leader for transition-based leadership development initiatives involving more than 2800 senior executives in organizations such as the Canadian Federal Public Service and the United States Postal Service.
Kerry has published more than 40 books, articles and chapters in numerous areas of leadership, management and psychology. He is currently editing a book entitled Missing Ingredients for Extraordinary Leadership: Filling the Gaps in Senior Executive Development which will be published by Jossey-Bass in March of 2010. Some of his other publications include a book entitled Leading with Authenticity in Times of Transition, a Harvard Business Review article entitled “The Young and the Clueless” and a chapter in The CCL Handbook of Coaching entitled “Coaching Leaders through Change and Transition.” He appears frequently as a keynote speaker and workshop leader for major corporations, public sector agencies, and professional associations.
Kerry is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with a B.A. from the University of Montana, a M.A. from Western Michigan University, and a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida.